Aug 11, 2022  
2020-21 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 640 - Foundations of Gifted and Talented Education (CCI)


3 Hour(s)

Characteristics of giftedness are discussed. Several identification methods and programming models are studied, including the Wisconsin Comprehensive Integrated Gifted Programming Model. Students investigate the 5 areas of giftedness as defined by federal and state governments as well as the psychology of giftedness in children and adolescents including cognitive and social-emotional dimensions. Practical strategies for accommodating the needs of gifted and talented learners in the classroom and in the home are explored. Legal issues related to Wisconsin Standards are considered; critical perspectives on gifted education are explored.



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